July 2015 archive

MAKE BALLOONS GLOW AND CUSTOMERS RADIANT!

"SARAH" glowing backdrop MadeWithBalloons™ and ouse Mtrix™ Expand-and-Load balloon grid frames

. MAKE BALLOONS GLOW AND CUSTOMERS RADIANT!  Most latex balloons  are translucent and capable of the most glorious glow when lighted from behind. You will find marvelous examples in the articles linked here.  That special glow from the balloons you display can make your customers radiant themselves and eager to come back to you the next …

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FOUR TIPS TO EVEN BETTER DESIGN MadeWithBalloons™

Winners Circle Trade Show Booth made with sheets of latex balloons glued together

———————————————————————– “Even as good as this award winning trade show booth design is, it can be built easier, faster and stronger if we Just Rouse It” with these 4 tips. ———————————————————————- THIS DESIGN This booth won a top award for design at a large trade show some years ago. In fact, it is was so far …

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(4) WAYS TO MAKE THE BEST EVEN BETTER!

RouseABOUT Your Success Newsletter cover for the "Make It Even Better" issue

    START WITH THE BEST The large sculpture entry above won a top award at IBAC (International Balloon Arts Convention) in the 1990’s. It was a glitzy, space age, 22′ dome of AIR FILLED (no helium required), gold and silver Microfoils from Pioneer Balloon Company. You see the golden glow above on the outside. The …

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INSPIRATION IN THE WIND MadeWIthBalloons™

#MadeWithBalloons™ with #RouseMATRIX™ #BalloonGrids™ and licensed #RouseAPPS™ technniques

  INSPIRATION IN THE WIND MadeWithBalloons™ This delightful graphic MadeWithBalloons™ was inspired by a painting. The balloon graphic was originally designed by Graham and Mary Queen Rouse for the 2002 International Balloons Arts Convention (IBAC). IBAC was, for 20 years, the annual, premier international balloon convention and the precursor to the World Balloon Convention currently …

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TIKI ISLAND GETAWAY MadewithBalloons™

TIKI ISLAND GETAWAY MadeWithBalloons™ This vignette of Tiki mask and palm trees was made with balloons and Rouse Matrix Expand-And-Load balloon grid frames. It was set at the entrance to greet guests for the Island Getaway party at a Qualatex Event in France some years back.  A larger stage setting inside the hall included a …

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“Whooo, Whooo, Toot, Toot” MadeWithBalloons™

    “Whooo, Whooo,  Toot, Toot” MadeWithBalloons™ It was a fantasy come alive for the children (and I think for the adults, too).  It was a University of South Carolina sponsored  event to celebrate children’s education. The Library Train brought in refreshments. Books were on display as well.  A lot of children wanted to play …

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MAGIC APPS MadeWithBalloons™

RouseABOUT Your Success newsletter cover for "The Magic Is In The Application" issue

Our fourth nominee for the 4 Best Balloon Innovations In 33 Years is known as RouseAPPS™. RouseAPPS earns this high ranking by breaking down the magic of advanced technologies into small practical steps; steps that will advance your balloon art and business when you apply them. We introduce a dozen of those “magic” RouseAPPS™ below. #RouseAPPS™ RouseAPPS are applications …

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SOMETIMES YOU WANT A SQUARE, A HEXAGON OR BOTH MadeWithBalloons™

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SOMETIMES YOU WANT A SQUARE, A HEXAGON OR BOTH  MadeWithBalloons™ . Brazilian balloon artist, Adriana Sedlak, chose both square grids and hexagon (honeycomb) grids for her under the sea scene above and below. It was produced recently with the help of students in her class at the Ideias Gigantes balloon convention in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. Rouse …

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"R-E-A-L™ BALLOON ART" – #3 Of The 4 Best Balloon Innovations In 33 Years

RouseABOUT newsletter, REAL-Rouse-Expand-And-Load™ balloon art cover-01

Our third nominee for The 4 Best Balloon Innovations In 33 Years is  “R-E-A-L™ Balloon Art”.  At 23 years old it is still early in its development. Yet, it offers powerful advantages, now, to those who use it for graphics, sculpture and general decorations MadeWithBalloons™. . . R-E-A-L™ BALLOON ART The third innovation that we rank among the four best  of  the …

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[#2 of ] THE 4 BEST BALLOON INNOVATIONS IN 33 YEARS

"RouseABOUT Your Success" newsletter cover design with balloon canopy made with Rouse Pre-Linked Roll Balloons.

Last week we suggested that a 32 year old balloon innovation be given a spot among THE 4 BEST BALLOON INNOVATIONS IN 33 YEARS It was an innovation KNOWN around the world.   This week we propose that a 28 year old idea join that elite group. Only, this innovation is virtually UNKNOWN across our balloon industry. [#2]  PRE-LINKED “ROLL” BALLOONS You …

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